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The Reef Marina

Av. Xaman-Ha y Retorno Sayil | 77710, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
984.168.96.93
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Ranked #21 of 261 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The... more » Owner description: PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The Reef Marina is a recreational and professional PADI dive center and school. Diving and snorkeling tours are available in Playa Del Carmen,the cenotes and Cozumel. « less
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Very nice diving experience in the cenotes, playa car and Cozumel. Many different types of dives are available and different packages are offered depending on what you'd like to experience. The staff is very friendly, the gear is good. I recommend it!

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A friendly staff, very good stuff, and flexibilty to match your diving expectations. It as been a pleasure to dive with them. My girlfriend got her Padi certification, with a real training : swimming pool, ocean & a theory test : they are real professional with good training/learning session.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had 2 diving days (Cozumel and cenotes) plus the Whale Shark tour day last week, scheduled with The Reef Marina, via Stephan. There was a mix-up in communication, and Stephan made it RIGHT! He even called me at my hotel room to apologize and confirm the coming reservations. Stephan makes a concerted, successful effort at excellent customer service. An... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great dive team,and great dives ! The dive team took care of the least experience diver so they could have a great trip also! Well done !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Want to dive? Want to get certified? Want knowledgeable instructors and an amazing time? Look at the Reef Marina in Playacar. Lucio and Fabian were my instructors on my open water certification start to finish. It was 14+ years since I had last been diving and they made the experience of getting certified both exciting and knowledgeable. Both are very... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I took a diving refresher course here and did 2 reef dives a short boat ride from the Reef Resort. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and I felt very comfortable diving with them. It had been a few years since my last dive, and the refresher course was helpful to get my confidence back. The currents were fairly strong... More

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My family and I spent a wonderful week diving with the Reef Marina dive shop. They are a small operation offering personal service. We dove the local sites as well as went on the Cozumel dive trip,cenote cavern dive and the whale shark excursion. We particularly enjoyed diving with divemaster Lucio. He is very experienced and skillful at finding something... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Book now! Wonder no more. Fantastic week with a skilled dive staff who managed our group of 21 with cheerful enthusiasm and great local knowledge. Dive briefings were thorough and included diagrams of each location and what conditions and features to be alert for. Our excellent value package included three two-tank reef dives, a day of snorkeling with whale sharks,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

During a stay at Playacar Palace, we took advantage of the Reef Marina's wave runners. Staff was very helpful and the shop was clean and well maintained. Wave runners were fun to take out on a choppy water day. Unfortunately, it started to rain in the area, so we'll have to return for fly boarding on our next vacay!

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I have been diving since the late 80's and this is one of the very best dive shops I have been to. Lucio was an excellent dive master and knows his reefs as well as any dive master I have met. Bruno was extremely accommodating and the rest of the staff was pleasant and service oriented. The location is perfect... More

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